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UK–US trade deal could threaten the NHS, researchers say

13 July, 2018 by

The USA's targeting of so-called 'foreign free-riding' in trade deals could lead to a poor deal on pharmaceuticals for the UK post-Brexit.


Senate committee recommends legalising mitochondrial donation

05 July, 2018 by Lauren Davis

Australian women at risk of having babies suffering severe mitochondrial disease may soon be able to have healthy children.


Australia's top health and medical researchers honoured

28 June, 2018 by

The prestigious NHMRC Research Excellence Awards recognise recent outstanding performance in the health and medical research field.


Gene therapies may not be commercially viable: GlobalData

27 June, 2018 by

Gene therapies stand to benefit patients immensely, but there are questions about their commercial viability for pharmaceutical companies.


Over 2700 stem cell scientists in Melbourne this week

21 June, 2018 by

More than 2700 stem cell scientists from 50 countries are in Melbourne for the 16th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR).


Report: Synthetic biology could be misused to create weapons

21 June, 2018 by

Although some malicious applications of synthetic biology may not seem plausible right now, they could become achievable with future advances.


Blood filter therapy for kidney patients wins innovation award

14 June, 2018 by

A new haemodialysis therapy has the potential to significantly advance renal (kidney) care for patients.


Data integrity in the laboratory

05 June, 2018 by | Supplied by: Mettler-Toledo Ltd

Mettler-Toledo will be holding data integrity seminars in Sydney and Melbourne in July.


Robotics expert selected as NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer

31 May, 2018 by

The NSW Government has announced the appointment of world-renowned robotics expert Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte as the next NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer.


Menzies Foundation announces a new direction for 40th birthday

28 May, 2018 by

The foundation has three new areas of focus: entrepreneurship in science, leadership in our schools and guiding Australia's response to complex global legal issues.


John Shine commences as President of the Academy

28 May, 2018 by

Biochemist and molecular biologist Professor John Shine AC FAA has commenced as President of the Australian Academy of Science.


CSIRO spotlights beautiful bacteria at Vivid Sydney

23 May, 2018 by

As part of Vivid Sydney 2018, light projections of infectious biological agents will be expanded up to a billion times in size and beamed onto buildings in The Rocks.


Australian Academy of Science elects 21 fellows

22 May, 2018 by

The Australian Academy of Science has recognised 21 scientists for their outstanding contributions to science.


New initiative announced for International Clinical Trials Day

18 May, 2018 by

20 May is International Clinical Trials Day, highlighting the importance of clinical trials research and commemorating the first controlled clinical trial in history.


Research plan welcomed but concerns raised over lack of detail

17 May, 2018 by Mansi Gandhi

Genomics, nanotechnology, imaging, supercomputing and astronomy are some of the areas set to get a boost from the federal government's research investment strategy.


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